MSU senior Macken Keefe named national finalist for Mitchell Scholarship

November 14, 2022 - Karessa Weir

Macken Keefe is a finalist for the Mitchell Scholarship. He is an Honors College senior majoring in political science and global and international studies in social science, with minors in peace and justice studies, and law, justice and public policy. He is also pursuing a joint Master of Public Policy degree in the College of Social Science. Keefe is a member of Social Science Scholars and Political Science Scholars. His research mentors are John Waller, Ph.D., Brendan Mullan, Ph.D., Heather McCauley, Ph.D., and Ryan Black, Ph.D. Keefe graduated from Rim of the World High School in Lake Arrowhead, California. 

The prestigious scholarship Mitchell Scholarship is a national, competitive scholarship sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance for up to 12 future American leaders to pursue a year of graduate study in Ireland and Northern Ireland. MSU has had five Mitchell Scholars.